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Pope Francis Sick the Day After Encouraging Coronavirus Victims
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Pope Francis Sick the Day After Encouraging Coronavirus Victims

Just 24 hours after he expressed public support for the people suffering from coronavirus around the world, Pope Francis has fallen ill. “I wish, again, to express my closeness to those who are ill with coronavirus and to healthcare workers who are caring for them,” Pope Francis said on Wednesday. He was visibly ill during…

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After VCs spend millions Nigeria restricts ride-hail motorbike taxis
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After VCs spend millions Nigeria restricts ride-hail motorbike taxis

Nigeria’s commercial hub of Lagos has shaken up its transportation order. At the center are the West African country’s motorcycle taxis — referred to locally as okadas — which face newly enforced regulatory restrictions on their movement. That’s creating speedbumps for Nigeria’s two-wheel ride-hail startups, operating in Africa’s most populous nation with the continent’s largest…

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After $479M round on $12.4B valuation, Snowflake CEO says IPO is next step
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After $479M round on $12.4B valuation, Snowflake CEO says IPO is next step

Snowflake, the cloud-based data warehouse company, doesn’t tend to do small rounds. On Friday night word leaked out about its latest mega round. This one was for $479 million on a $12.4 billion valuation. That’s triple the company’s previous $3.9 billion valuation from October 2018, and CEO Frank Slootman suggested that the company’s next finance…

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After Sinking 97%, This Altcoin Just Woke Up with a 23% Surge
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After Sinking 97%, This Altcoin Just Woke Up with a 23% Surge

NEM (XEM) gains 23% in overnight surge. The Altcoin was previously down 97% since the market peak of January 2018. XEM coin now up 71% since December, but can we bank on this being a new alt-season? The 29th ranked cryptocurrency NEM (XEM) clawed back almost one-quarter of its value leading into Saturday morning. The…

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Dow Staggers After Bellwether Stock Delivers Sharp Warning
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Dow Staggers After Bellwether Stock Delivers Sharp Warning

The stock market stumbled to close the week, reversing yesterday’s late afternoon rally. A Dow Jones stock that Wall Street views as a bellwether for growth delivered a sharp warning about the global economy. That forecast pressures a stock market that’s “priced for perfection.” The Dow whipsawed back into decline on Friday, diving more than…

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Dow Zips Higher After Boeing Dumps CEO & Ignites BA Stock Surge
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Dow Zips Higher After Boeing Dumps CEO & Ignites BA Stock Surge

The Dow rose nearly 100 points on Monday. Boeing stock surged after CEO Dennis Muilenburg’s firing, offsetting ugly manufacturing data. Vanguard warns that investors face coin-flip odds of a stock market correction in 2020. The Dow Jones sped higher during the last full trading session before the Christmas holiday. But as investors bask in the…

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